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The original scheme for the East Corridor as set out by the Fine Art Commission in 1847 was very different to how it is today. It was thought to be a good space to illustrate events from before Christianity and after the Revolution. However the scheme was abandoned and it was not until 1907 that renewed interest arose for the east corridor under a new and more liberal government. It was decided that the decoration of this corridor was a priority and the select committee suggested that the Tudor period would be suitable for the illustrated scheme.
oil on canvas
205.7 x 210.8 cm
Parliamentary Art Collection
The Curator's Office Department of Information Services House of Commons 1 Canon Row, Greater London SW1A 0AA EnglandView venue
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